Wearables

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for wearable cardiac diagnostic systems. These include technologies related to smart phone apps, wearable monitors, consumer-grade wearables and medical grade FDA cleared wearables. A good overview on the future of these technologies can be found in this article.

Fitbit trackers could help detect atrial fibrillation
News | Wearables | October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 — The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New...
Corvia Medical and physIQ Partner in Global Phase 3 Heart Failure Device Clinical Trial

The REDUCE LAP HF-II study will combine Corvia Medical's InterAtrial Shunt Device (IASD), pictured here, with physIQ's continuous monitoring platform to evaluate the device's efficacy in patients with heart failure. Image courtesy of Corvia Medical.

News | Heart Failure | September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 — Corvia Medical has sponsored and is actively enrolling patients in a heart failure (HF) device...
InfoBionic’s MoMe Kardia remote ECG monitor is an example of the newer generation devices that are replacing traditional Holter monitors. It has a single button for patients to create an alert when they are experiencing arrhythmia symptoms.

InfoBionic’s MoMe Kardia remote ECG monitor is an example of the newer generation devices that are replacing traditional Holter monitors. It has a single button for patients to create an alert when they are experiencing arrhythmia symptoms.

Feature | ECG Wireless Remote Access | August 30, 2019 | Stuart Long and Colin Movsowitz, M.D.
Until recently, cardiologists trying to diagnose and treat arrhythmias have had to deal with technological limitations...
The Apple Watch is being used to help identify and track Afib in the general population.

The Apple Watch is being used to help identify and track Afib in the general population.  

Blog | Wearables | August 29, 2019
  Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, kills about 130,000 people worldwide every year. It also affects 3 to 6 million people...
Bardy Diagnostics Selected for HealthTech Arkansas Accelerator Program
News | Wearables | August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. announced that HealthTech Arkansas, a healthcare accelerator and investment...
European Society of Cardiology Hosting First Digital Summit
News | Information Technology | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — The rapid evolution of digital technology and its impact on the prevention and treatment of heart...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 01, 2019
Partho Sengupta, M.D., MBBS, chief of cardiology, West Virginia Heart and Vascular Institute, explains how wearable,...
Videos | Wearables | June 21, 2019
Jacques Kpodonu, M.D., FACC, cardiac surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and professor at Harvard Medical...
Bardy Diagnostics Wins MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best New Diagnostic Technology
News | Wearables | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. announced that its Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) was recognized with the “...
Preventice Solutions Presents Real-World Performance Data on BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System With AI
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 — Preventice Solutions presented clinical data validating its BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System with...
More than 60,000 from the general population in Belgium were screened for AFib using only a smartphone app in the DIGITAL-AF II study. The study used the FibriCheck app found 791 participants has measurements indicative for AF.

More than 60,000 from the general population in Belgium were screened for AFib using only a smartphone app in the DIGITAL-AF II study. The study used the FibriCheck app found 791 participants has measurements indicative for AF.

News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 — A digital screening for atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) successfully monitored more than 60,000...
One innovation in ECG is its use in the customer wearable market, which will tie more closely into the clinical world either with using the data to triage patients and/or patients seeking medical attention prior to acute symptoms appearing.

One innovation in ECG is its use in the customer wearable market, which will tie more closely into the clinical world either with using the data to triage patients and/or patients seeking medical attention prior to acute symptoms appearing.

Feature | ECG | May 03, 2019 | Sanket Solanki
Technology has made its way into the healthcare sector and brought a drastic transformation. Detection of heart...
Videos | Wearables | March 26, 2019
Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., MPH, staff physician in the Section of Electrophysiology and Pacing in the Robert and Suzanne...

The opening late-breaking trial at ACC 2019 is the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to identify atrial fibrillation using a smartwatch. Earlier, smaller trials showed this approach might be used in a population health application to proactively identify AFib patients earlier.

Feature | ACC | March 19, 2019
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of the latest practice-changing presentations at the ACC.19...
Apple Heart Study Demonstrates Ability of Wearable Technology to Detect Atrial Fibrillation
News | Wearables | March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 — Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine presented preliminary results of the Apple...